Pulse May 17, 2024
Matt Fisher

The privacy of female health data, especially data connected to reproductive health, has become a primary and important topic of conversation ever since the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs case. As the discussion and attempts to access such data evolve, understanding the approach to such data by non-traditional healthcare entities is essential. The importance is heightened by potentially questionable privacy practices of newer entrants into the healthcare ecosystem. Will discourse change the landscape voluntarily or will outside action be required?

Research into Female mHealth Apps

mHealth applications focused on female or women’s health are drawing a fair amount of attention when it comes to privacy practices. The applications, which may be broadly referred to as female technology (“FemTech”),...

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